Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" His whole property is then immediately taxed from two to ten per cent. Besides the probate, large fees are demanded for burying him in the chancel ; his virtues are handed down to posterity on taxed marble ; and he... "
Smugglers and Smuggling - Page 71
by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill - 1924 - 327 pages
Full view - About this book

The Growth of English Industry and Commerce: Modern times

William Cunningham - England - 1892 - 771 pages
...paid fifteen per cent., flings himself back upon his chintz bed, which has paid twenty-two per cent., makes his will on an eight pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid a license of £100 for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then immediately...
Full view - About this book

The Development of Parliament During the Nineteenth Century

Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson - Democracy - 1895 - 183 pages
...cent., flings himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid 22 per cent., makes his will on an 81. stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid a licence of 100Z. for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then immediately...
Full view - About this book

The Arena, Volume 11

United States - 1895
...flings himself back upon his chintz bed which has paid twenty-two per cent, makes his will on eightpound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid a license of a hundred pounds for the privilege of- putting him to death. His whole property is immediately...
Full view - About this book

Essays in Liberalism

Hilaire Belloc, Francis Wrigley Hirst, John Allsebrook Simon Simon (Viscount), John Swinnerton Phillimore, John Lawrence Hammond, Philip James Macdonell - Great Britain - 1897 - 286 pages
...himself back upon his chintz bed, which has paid twenty-two per cent, makes his will on an eight-pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid a licence of ;£1oo for the 'privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then immediately...
Full view - About this book

The Elements of Public Finance: Including the Monetary System of the United ...

Winthrop More Daniels - Finance - 1899 - 383 pages
...that has paid 15 per cent. — flings himself back upon his chintz-bed which has paid 22 per cent. — makes his will on an eight pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary who has paid a license of a hundred pounds for the privilege o"f putting him to death. His whole property is then...
Full view - About this book

The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient ...

Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl - Anthologies - 1899
...himself back on his chintz bed which has paid twenty-two per cent. — makes his will on an eight-pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid a license of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
Full view - About this book

The universal anthology, a collection of the best literature ..., Volume 21

Richard Garnett - 1899
...himself back on his chintz bed which has paid twenty-two per cent. — makes his will on an eight-pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid a license of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
Full view - About this book

The Cyclopedia of Oratory: A Handbook of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

W. V. Byars - 1901 - 557 pages
...himself back upon his chintz bed, which has paid twenty-two per cent., makes his will on an eight-pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid a license of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
Full view - About this book

The Handbook of Oratory: A Cyclopedia of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

William Vincent Byars - Oratory - 1901 - 533 pages
...himself back upon his chintz bed, which has paid twenty-two per cent, makes his will on an eight-pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid a license of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
Full view - About this book

Famous Orators of the World and Their Best Orations

Charles Morris - History - 1902 - 639 pages
...himself back upon his chintz bed, which has paid twenty-two per cent., makes his will on an eight-pound stamp, and expires in the arms of an apothecary, who has paid a license of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF